Face-to-face is win-win for congresswoman

Sometimes a title is all you need to tell a story. Take the town hall happening at Clark College tonight — “A Town Hall With or Without Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler.”

Herrera Beutler health care shift notable

Last year, Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler was elected to a fourth term in Washington, D.C., with 62 percent of the vote. Despite running against an experienced, well-known candidate, she handily was chosen to represent Washington 3rd Congressional District, which includes all of Clark County.

Make saving farmland a priority in county

Port of C-W vital to future of region

An opening on the Port of Camas-Washougal Commission — and vast interest in the position — serves as a reminder of the port’s importance to the local economy.

Local teams have many reasons to celebrate

There is a reason that sports receive so much attention in our society. Actually, they are several reasons, but one of them is that sports often reflect the best of human nature, with athletes challenging themselves and trying to be a little bit better than they were the day before.

Washougal gets ahead of the curve on growth

As Clark County’s long-running wrangling over the Growth Management Act has demonstrated, preparing for future expansion can be a difficult task for governments at the local level. But Washougal appears to be taking a well-reasoned approach in plotting for the city’s growth.

Cities should team on community recreation

With the cities of Camas and Washougal both examining recreation opportunities for residents, it would be prudent to consider working together.

Finding new revenue requires thought, input

Keep open mind for school boundary talks

Moving forward, but fondly looking back

In February 2000 I traveled east down Highway 14, 27 years old and full of nerves and anticipation as I was on my way to an interview for a job in a little mill town nestled along the Columbia River.